Regional manufacturing careers

Manufacturing is one of Queensland’s most exciting sectors, providing an opportunity to design, make and market products that solve real-world problems.

It is a highly diverse sector comprising aerospace, agriculture, automotive, electronics, energy, chemicals, civil engineering, construction, food production, pharmaceuticals and robotics – creating almost endless opportunities.

Today, big data, digitalisation, nanoelectronics, leading-edge technologies and autonomous systems are taking manufacturing to a new level.

Check out some of our manufacturers in the Wide Bay – Burnett region offering opportunities with an enviable and affordable lifestyle.

These businesses are leaders in their fields and invest in their people to create the manufacturers, engineers, scientists and technicians of the future. Employees are often in high demand, receive first-rate training, great pay, and job security.


Burnett region


The Queensland Government wishes to thank the following manufacturers and their staff who featured in our videos:

Aletek, Austchilli Group, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, Canetec, Essential Queensland, Evolution Mining, Farm Fresh Foods, Hansen Kitchens, Macadamias Australia, Multikraft Probiotics Australia, Oreco, Parkside Timber, Plenty Foods, Sweet Potatoes Australia, Swickers Kingaroy Bacon Factory, Teys Australia Murgon.

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Last updated: 01 Dec 2021